(888) 808-8831
Need Affordable Child Support Lawyer in New York
Submit your details to connect with a legal provider.

We respect your privacy. Your information will be sent securely and handled with care.

New York Domestic Relations Laws

HomeChild Support New YorkNew York Domestic Relations Laws

The New York Domestic Relations Laws, section 240 (1-b), along with articles 4, 5, 5A, and 5B of the Family Court Act, specified

the use of the Income Shares Model to determine the child support liability of parents.

  • Child support will apply for taking care of

the child’s education;

primary healthcare and

child daycare in case the custodial parent is employed.

  • The support will terminate when the child attains eighteen; however, the payments have to make until the child attains the age of 21.
  • The court has also ruled the application of specified percentages for determining the liability based on the number of children.

Important: The articles available on are neither legal advice nor a replacement for an attorney. The contents are general information and guidance concerning different legal issues. We make sure that these articles prove helpful to you, but we do not promise or guarantee that they are suitable for your condition. We also do not take responsibility for any loss that might cause to you using these articles. Hence, we strictly suggest you get expert legal advice. Consult or hire an attorney in case of any doubt.